Traditions and Understanding

Traditions and Understanding

In Every Culture there are traditions, customs and language that set it apart from every other culture. In South Dakota, there are nine separate Tribal Nations with some common threads that tie these together while maintaining each's dichotomy. By understanding these, YOU will come to appreciate the beauty that is Lakota/Dakota/Nakota.

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Winifred Andrews “Wanikiye Win” Woman of Prayer -

Sicangu Oyate (Rosebud Sioux Tribe)

For the compilation of this page, Wini was asked to share her wealth of knowledge growing up at Milk's Camp on the Rosebud Reservation, South Dakota. Wopila, (Thank you) Wini!

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Ceremonies

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Learning/
Opportunities

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Language